EP 1147

1147. The Power of Perseverance

Maria Menounos reveals the intricacies of her health journey, highlighting the significant role of biohacking in managing and overcoming her medical conditions. 

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In this profound episode, Maria Menounos shares her journey through significant health challenges, including a brain tumor and diabetes, and how she emerged more resilient and health-focused. Renowned for her vibrant career in entertainment and now as a wellness advocate, Maria delves into the transformative power of facing mortality, redefining medicine, and leveraging biohacking to enhance her life. She gives actionable advice for those looking to preserve their health while pursuing their dreams and the importance of aligning career success with personal well-being. 


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“Everything is telling people from every angle to do things in a way that's going to make them sick, fat, and unhealthy. To be healthy is an act of rebellion.”


00:00:00 – Introduction 

00:00:01 – Maria’s Health Journey and Overcoming a Brain Tumor 

00:03:29 – Finding Purpose After Health Crises 

00:14:18 – The Role of Yoga Nidra in Anxiety Management 

00:23:25 – Biohacking for Health and Recovery 

00:34:16 – The Underrated Health Benefits of Sunlight 

00:47:30 – Accessibility of Biohacking Technologies 


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